Eddie Lynch

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There has been a call for care home workers to get inoculated against Covid-19 as soon as possible. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Care home workers in Northern Ireland have been urged to get Covid-19 jabs after it emerged that about a quarter of staff have not been vaccinated. O(...)

 Northern Ireland’s first minister Arlene Foster, health minister Robin Swann and deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill during the daily media broadcast at Parliament Buildings in Stormont, Belfast. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The Northern Executive has given the go-ahead for the easing of some coronavirus-related restrictions from Monday. Weddings and civil partnerships ca(...)

Officials have estimated that deaths in care homes will increase the Department of Health fatality figures by at least one-third. File photograph: Getty

The Northern Executive has decided not to make any alterations for the moment to the Covid-19 regulations, First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy Fir(...)

Anne Cadwallader talks to her husband, Gerry O’Hare, from outside the window of his room in Fruithill Nursing Home in Belfast. Photograph: Stephen Davison

Every afternoon, Anne Cadwallader stands on a box and talks to her husband through the two-inch gap in his care home window. “It’s absolutely awful. (...)

Pat Moran had objected due to worries that cruise ships would no longer have access to the city. Photograph: David Sleator

Eleventh-hour talks saw an oral hearing into Waterford’s €300 million redevelopment of the city’s North Quays called off at the last minute as an obje(...)

The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland, Eddie Lynch, said that while the figures are alarming, care for people with dementia is often assessed and provided by memory clinics and multidisciplinary teams, not solely the GP. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

One in six dementia patients in the North were not reviewed by their GP for over a year. Belfast-based news and analysis website The Detail has fou(...)